Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Hawaii.
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Accessed on 13 February 2022, 1232 UTC.
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said at a news conference after the meeting that North Korea was “in a phase of provocation” and the three countries condemned the recent missile launches. Read more
Biden also said the United States and its allies would respond “decisively and impose swift and severe costs” if the Kremlin attacked its neighbor. Read more
The state’s official coronavirus-related death toll includes 926 fatalities on Oahu, 173 on Hawaii island, 120 on Maui, 24 on Kauai, three on Molokai, and 12 Hawaii residents who died outside the state. Read more
Hawaii used a 17-point run in the second half Saturday to blow past Cal State Fullerton 72-55 in a game between two of the top teams in Big West men’s basketball. Read more
Hawaii stormed back from a 13-point deficit in the second half and took over first place in the Big West women’s basketball standings with a 72-64 win over Long Beach State today at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, Calif. Read more
Maui police are warning the public about a scam involving texts, phone calls or emails from individuals claiming to be government officials and soliciting purchases of gift cards or making requests for money. Read more
The details will be finalized as early as this week. Read more
Many demonstrators drove away from the Ambassador Bridge spanning the river between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, as scores of police approached shortly after dawn. Read more
First responders extracted the hiker by helicopter and flew him to a landing zone at Princeville Airport. Read more
The incident Friday left the gunman and a woman believed to be his ex-girlfriend dead and the baby unharmed. Read more
Scott D. Deangelo was charged Thursday with second-degree murder and place to keep a firearm. His aggregate bail is set at $500,000. Read more
A senior State Department official said that a very limited number of staff will stay to keep communications open with the government but all consular operations will be suspended. Read more
Biden, who is spending the weekend at Camp David, is studying a range of cases and other materials about the candidates. Read more
The bills, introduced in both the House of Representatives and Senate, also require the military to reimburse Hawaii for the costs the state and local governments have incurred as a result of the current water contamination. Read more
Police detained 54 people and handed out 300 tickets to motorists involved in the protest. Read more
The less optimistic outlook still implies 11% upside from current levels to fresh record highs, although the strategists cautioned that risks are skewed to the downside. Read more
Jeffrey Benz was named Saturday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to sit on the three-judge panel for the urgent case of a 15-year-old Russian who tested positive for a banned heart medication at an event in December. Read more
At least one proposal would give parents with no expertise power over curriculum choices. Read more
The stark warning accelerated the projected timeframe for a potential invasion. Read more
VIDEO: State Rep. Sylvia Luke, candidate for lieutenant governor, and political analyst Neal Milner join the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s ‘Spotlight Hawaii’
State Rep. Sylvia Luke, candidate for lieutenant governor, followed by political analyst Neal Milner joined the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Spotlight Hawaii” livestream show today and answered viewer questions. Read more
After being stunned in the second set and struggling early in the third, Hawaii’s firepower from the service line and at the net sent the third-ranked Rainbow Warriors to a 25-18, 22-25, 25-15, 25-9 win over Long Island tonight at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center. Read more